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Paralegal Training News

In the Press | How to take someone to small claims court

Is your business owed money? In this article, we discuss the process of taking someone to small claims court.    "Instead of going to court you may want to consider mediation. This provides individuals and businesses with a low-cost method of resolving a legal dispute without the need to go to court. There is a fixed hourly fee to pay by both parties. The mediation... Read More

What Skills do Paralegals Need?

Communication Skills for Paralegals Paralegals require a wide range of skills and knowledge to work effectively both as an independent freelance paralegal and within a team. Along with a strong knowledge of the Law and legal procedure, paralegals need excellent communications skills.  Verbal Communication On a daily basis, you’ll be speaking with clients, lawyers,... Read More

What is a paralegal and when should I use one?

A Paralegal is legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer legal assistance but is not a qualified solicitor. However, a paralegal can do virtually everything a solicitor can do except acitivities that are referred to as 'reserved activities'  Source:

In The Press: What is a Paralegal and when should I use one?

NALPs CEO Discusses how paralegals can help with many legal matters at a fraction of the cost of solicitors.    There is no statutory regulation for paralegals in the same as there is for solicitors, so it's important to ask for evidence of the paralegal's qualifications and experience.  Source:

In the Press: Are you working as a Paralegal without realising it?

NALPs CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses career development for paralegals through paralegal training.  being recognised as a paralegal, or at least being recognised as having paralegal skills, can thrust you towards a more positive career pathway.   Source:

In the Press: What is a paralegal?

Many people are working as paralegals without even realising it! NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the hidden paralegals in the legal sector Paralegals are not just people who have studied law. Being trained to perform certain tasks, like drafting contracts, is important for many companies. They may not necessaruly wish to use the services of a solicitor each time.   O... Read More

British Citizens Award

  Paralegal Qualification Creator Honoured at British Citizen Awards   In January, we were honoured to attend the British Citizen’s Awards at the House of Lords to celebrate Dr Peter Minto. The British Citizen Awards offers Recognition for individuals doing extraordinary things in the local community.  ‘The BCA listen to the citizens of this great Co... Read More

NALP Paralegal Training | Level 3 Diploma FAQs

We've put together a handy guide with course information and FAQ's to help you decide which paralegal course is right for you!      Who is the course for? Our Level 3 Paralegal Practice Qualifications are entry level qualifications - perfect for those who have no previous experience or knowledge. It's also fantastic for new paralegals, legal ass... Read More

NALP Paralegal Training News - January

Looking to shake things up and progress your career in 2018? We offer fantastic Paralegal Training and Qualifications designed to fit around your full-time employment!  ABOUT NALP TRAINING  We offer a range of distance learning courses for paralegals, from entry level qualifications through to postgraduate diplomas. Developed as a stepping stone into a new legal c... Read More

Are you working as a Paralegal already? Want to progress your career?

Amanda Hamilton NALPs CEO discusses how many people are working as a Paralegal without realising it. How can you progress your legal career with paralegal training?  The definition of a paralegal is 'a person who are trained and educated to perform legal tasks, but who are not qualified solicitors barristers or chartered legal executives'     &n... Read More